Archive for October, 2013

Monday, October 28th, 2013

easy as apple pie

Mike has continued with his apple kick by getting even more apples from another neighbor’s tree. I’m pretty much appled out, but that doesn’t mean I’m going to stop Mike with his endeavors. He decided to make a few apple pies with this batch of apples. These pies are about as fresh and homemade as […]

Saturday, October 19th, 2013

kitty deficit to surplus

Our kitty numbers were down again (down to three from a top count of 8). In order to not make any animal lovers sad, I won’t go into any details about how the numbers dwindled. We had hoped that one of our two female cats would reproduce, but we’re guessing it’s not gonna happen by […]

Sunday, October 13th, 2013


Once Annie saw one of her friends at school with a repurposed t-shirt she has been begging ever since to make one of her own. I finally relented and told her we could make one. After some “research” on the interwebs we found an idea Annie liked best and looked do-able. Youtube is always the […]

Monday, October 7th, 2013

a bacon donut hole general conference

This weekend was our biannual General Conference for our church which means we watch the church leaders from the comfort of our living room. We always try to do something fun for breakfast since we’re usually in a rush to get out of the house in time to drive to church. It was unanimously decided […]

Saturday, October 5th, 2013

fall delights

We managed to drag out the warm weather until October, but this weekend South Dakota has finally said enough is enough. Our friends to the west of us in Rapid City got over 2 feet of snow and are looking at 6-8 foot snow drifts, so I’m not going to complain about some crisp weather […]